SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A woman was hospitalized in critical condition Monday after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in South Los Angeles.

The crash was reported shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday in the 8700 block of S. Central Avenue.

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Upon their arrival, authorities located a woman, believed to be between the ages of 50 and 60 years old, lying in the road between 87th and 88th streets.

Paramedics transported her to a hospital for treatment of a fractured skull, broken bones and internal bleeding.

A preliminary investigation revealed the woman was riding an adult tricycle on Central Avenue.

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At one point, she dropped something on the street. When the woman went to pick it up she was struck by the hit-and-run vehicle, which traveled at a high rate of speed.

Police said the suspect did not stop to render aide to the woman.

The hit-and-run vehicle was described as a black sedan.

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The cause of the crash remains under investigation.